Drone crashes through 27th-floor window

2017-02-27 20:06
FILE: A DJI Phantom 4 drone during an AviSight Drone Academy training class at the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Ethan Miller, Getty Images via AFP)

FILE: A DJI Phantom 4 drone during an AviSight Drone Academy training class at the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Ethan Miller, Getty Images via AFP)

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New York - Police in New York City are looking for the owner of a drone that crashed through a window on a high-rise apartment building.

NYPD officials say the drone crash occurred around 15:15. Saturday into a 27th-floor apartment in the Waterside Plaza tower overlooking the East River in Manhattan's Kips Bay section.

Police say a 66-year-old woman living in the apartment was at her computer when the drone crashed through the window and landed just a few feet away from her. She wasn't injured.

Police have recovered the drone, but so far don't know who owns it. Their investigation is continuing.

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